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EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD for Sohan Hayreh, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Category: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) - GCA

1) Shows filling defect in the peripapillary choroid and adjacent optic disc area.

Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) - GCA



2) Shows complete occlusion of medial posterior ciliary artery occlusion and cilioretinal artery.

Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) - GCA


3) Shows typically seen optic disc edema and a splinter hemorrhage at the optic disc margin in non-arteritic AION.

Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) - GCA


4) Shows typical chalky white optic disc edema.

Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) - GCA





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last updated: 02-08-2008
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